JOB SUMMARY:

Serving in a supervisory position, the Controller is responsible for accurate, reliable, compliant, and timely financial reporting foundations of Acadia St. Landry Hospital.

He/she has ownership of financial reporting, the general ledger, and assists in the day-to-day accounting including but not limited to maintaining the general ledger, account and bank reconciliations, payroll, fixed assets, accounts payable, accounts receivables, billing, and cash receipts. He/she will lead strategic initiatives to improve productivity, automation, and utilization of accounting software systems, and drive efficiencies within the finance department. Develop and implement tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in accounting; highly preferred
  • Minimum of five years of demonstrated direct hands-on experience in Financial Statement preparation, General Ledger maintenance and reconciliations, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Cash with working knowledge of accepted accounting practices and financial standards. Demonstrated in-depth knowledge and practical understanding of financial statements with ability to analyze and improve upon inadequacies is required.
  • Understanding of Hospital/Healthcare and Critical Access Hospital accounting; preferred
  • Proficient in current computer systems(s), including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Advanced spreadsheet application skills required; Excel F9 Report Writer experience a plus.
  • Current hospital accounting software experience a plus.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, effective time management, ability to multi-task while still paying close attention to detail; meticulous.
  • Ability to take initiative and to see projects through to completion.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and compassionately with other directors and staff in a fast growing, fast paced, and changing work environment.
  • Team player who shares and participates in the vision and goals of ASLH.
  • Supervisory and leadership skills a plus.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

 

JOB RELATIONSHIPS: Reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer; Directly supervises Billing Office, Accounts Payable/Receivable, Medical Records and Materials Management. Works closely with the CEO, Sr. Leadership Team and Board of Commissioners.

 

DUTIES/JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for month end closing and trial balance review including but not limited to general ledger account analysis and schedule preparation, analysis and reconciliation of bank and investment accounts; preparation of journal entries; preparation of intercompany allocations and invoices; various related to contracts and leases.
  2. Analyze accounting records and reports to ensure accuracy, completeness, and conformance to the standards defined within the department. Research, resolve, correct discrepancies and errors.
  3. Produce and distribute accurate and timely monthly financial statements and other special reporting.
  4. Lead strategic initiatives to improve productivity, automation, and utilization of accounting software systems, drive efficiencies within the Finance department. Develop and implement tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information.
  5. Actively participate in the annual budget process.
  6. Plan, organize and coordinate the completion of annual financial statement audits and other compliance audits.
  7. Assist in developing, implementing, documenting, and monitoring accounting policies and procedures and internal controls.
  8. Manage and coordinate the finance department functions. Maintain regular and detailed interaction with others in the Financial department for process support.
  9. Assist with other special projects as requested by the CEO.
  10. In the absence of a CFO, the controller may take on additional duties as listed in the CFO description.

 

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks or special projects, other than those stated in this description, by supervisors/Leadership Team.


JOB ANALYSIS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL / PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF JOB

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Employee may be exposed to extremes of heat and cold in all weather conditions. Must drive in various weather conditions on roads in varying degrees of repair.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Employee may be exposed to infections/contagious diseases. May have contact with patients under a variety of circumstances. Handles emergency crisis situations. Travel required.

OSHA EXPOSURE CATEGORY: III

 

Please review each category below, an X is placed in any area which applies to job performance.

1. Job Requires:

       

0%

1-33%

34-66%

67-100%

       

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Sitting

 

 

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Walking

 

 

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d.

Squatting

 

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e.

Bending

 

 

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f.

Kneeling

 

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Reaching

 

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h.

Twisting

 

 

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i.

Crawling

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j.

Climbing

 

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2. Job requires organization personnel to lift/carry:

       

0%

1-33%

34-66%

67-100%

       

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0-10 lbs.

 

 

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25-34 lbs.

 

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35-50 lbs.

 

X

 

 

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51-74 lbs.

X

 

 

 

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75-100 lbs.

X

 

 

 

 

3. Job requires organization personnel to push/pull:

       

0%

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11-24 lbs.

 

 

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25-34 lbs.

 

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35-50 lbs.

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51-74 lbs.

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75-100 lbs.

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100 lbs. +

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4. At work, organization personnel use feet for repetitive movements, i.e., foot controls:

Right:  Yes ☐   No ☒               Left:  Yes ☐   No ☒               Both:  Yes ☐   No ☒

 

5. At work, organization personnel use hands for repetitive actions such as:

Grasping:  Yes ☒   No ☐               Grasping& Turning:  Yes ☒   No ☐

Fine Manipulation:  Yes ☒   No ☐               Speed Work:  Yes ☒   No ☐

 

6. Other aspects and demands not listed above:

N/A

 

All qualified applicants that are interested in this position may email their resume to: MJL@aslh.org

 

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